Posts Tagged ‘Brazil’

Rio 2016, more flag bearers for sailing than Beijing and London combined

Rio 2016, more flag bearers for sailing than Beijing and London combined
Sailing will have more flag bearers than Beijing 2008 and London 2012 combined at the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the Maracana Stadium. In total, 13 athletes will lead their nation around the stadium this evening for the eyes of the world to witness. But who are sailing’s...
August 5th, 2016 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Open Women’s 470 game at Rio 2016

Open Women’s 470 game at Rio 2016
Lara Vadlau and Jolanta Ogar The Women’s Two-Person Dinghy (470) fleet at Rio 2016 will be a wide open game and a number of teams will start racing on 10 August believing they have what it takes to succeed. Over the four-year quadrennial, no team has truly dominated with ups and downs aplenty....
August 3rd, 2016 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Fast, furious and wild Nacra 17 ride at Rio 2016

Fast, furious and wild Nacra 17 ride at Rio 2016
Echavarri and Pacheco   The Mixed Multihull (Nacra 17) will make its Olympic debut at Rio 2016 and a fast, furious, wild ride could be on the cards for the 20-boat fleet in Brazil.   When the wind and waves are up, the Nacra 17, the fastest Olympic boat, flies around the race course and sometimes,...
August 2nd, 2016 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Damen PSV delivered to Wilson Sons Ultratug Offshore

Damen PSV delivered to Wilson Sons Ultratug Offshore
The PSV 5000 “Larus” Wilson Sons Ultratug Offshore, a joint venture between Wilson Sons and the Chilean maritime services provider Ultramar, has taken delivery of a Damen PSV 5000. The vessel was built at Wilson Sons shipyard in Guaruja, Brazil. The delivery is the first of a two-vessel contract,...
July 29th, 2016 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Supply ships, Technical, Technology | Read More

GAC Brazil continues expansion with new office at fast-growing port

GAC Brazil continues expansion with new office at fast-growing port
Photo credit: Prumo Logistica GAC Brazil has opened its seventh office in Port Açu, which has ten berths, with plans to add another 20, and at 21 metres is deep enough to accommodate some of the world’s largest freight vessels. Açu becomes seventh office offering GAC shipping, logistics and bunker...
July 27th, 2016 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Last chance to shine before Rio 2016

Last chance to shine before Rio 2016
470 Men Sailing World Cup Weymouth and Portland will allow Olympic hopefuls the final opportunity to shine before they head to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games. The Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, London 2012’s sailing venue, will welcome 380 Olympic sailors from 44 nations...
June 2nd, 2016 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ITF calls for immediate intervention to defend the rights of Brazilian workers

ITF calls for immediate intervention to defend the rights of Brazilian workers
The ITF HQ’s in London The International Transport Workers’ Federation has reacted strongly after Brazil’s state-owned petroleum corporation, Petrobras, took steps to intimidate and threaten seafarers who are due to strike tomorrow. The Federation has condemned the company’s actions in response...
May 16th, 2016 | Associations, ILO, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

BDI “rebounds” back @600 flat…

BDI “rebounds” back @600 flat…
John Faraclas “Beating” Friday 13th’s superstition, the BDI was up 21 points; John Faraclas assesses the Markets and Geopolitics affecting same in one of the most crucial periods for the entire seaborne-trade… Despite this “rebound” the BDI was down 31 points since last week’s 631 points...
May 13th, 2016 | Energy, European Union, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

With the BDI@579 it’s the best time to buy

With the BDI@579 it’s the best time to buy
John Faraclas Dropping Indices favour buying spree; John Faraclas insists… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 15 points and at 579 “invites” cash-strong players for a buying spree… The Capers and its BCI 2014 lost 39 points – now standing at 713 and if things continue the BCI might drop...
May 11th, 2016 | Comment, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices | Read More

Last two Olympic spots will be decided at the Trofeo Princesa Sofía IBEROSTAR 2016

Last two Olympic spots will be decided at the Trofeo Princesa Sofía IBEROSTAR 2016
Who are fighting for the last Olympic spots for the Nacra17 at the Trofeo Princesa Sofía IBEROSTAR The 47th edition of the Trofeo Princesa Sofía IBEROSTAR for Olympic, Paralympic classes and the Dragon class to be held from 25th March to 2nd April in the bay of Palma, registers a record participation...
March 28th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

World Sailing undertake penultimate official visit ahead of the Rio 2016 Games

World Sailing undertake penultimate official visit ahead of the Rio 2016 Games
World Sailing is satisfied with the progress being made by Rio 2016 and the Brazilian authorities in preparation for the Rio 2016 Olympic & Paralympic Sailing Competition following an official visit from 7-10 March 2016. Chief Executive Officer Andy Hunt, Rio 2016 Sailing Technical Delegates Alastair...
March 16th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

IUA CEO takes London Market message to Brazil

IUA CEO takes London Market message to Brazil
Dave Matcham International Underwriting chief executive Dave Matcham has welcomed changes to reinsurance regulation in Brazil that make it easier for clients in the country to access the London Market. Speaking today (16 March) at the Anglo-Brazilian Insurance and Reinsurance Summit in Sao Paulo he stated...
March 16th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance | Read More

Common Marine Inspection Document under the spotlight at IMCA…

Common Marine Inspection Document under the spotlight at IMCA…
IMCA Technical Adviser, Chris Baldwin who will be at the Section meeting COMMON MARINE INSPECTION DOCUMENT UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT AT IMCA MEETING IN MACAE The Common Marine Inspection Document (CMID) will be coming under the spotlight at a meeting of the South America Section Meeting of the International...
February 29th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

The attractive low BDI now makes waves…

The attractive low BDI now makes waves…
John Faraclas Amidst the economic and geopolitical turmoil one should not lose the appetite for gains; John Faraclas explains: With plus four points, the BDI at 322 is more than an attractive component to invest if you are capable these turbulent days the world of trade and transport lives! The Capers...
February 24th, 2016 | Academia, Associations, Canals, Comment, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Featured, Holidays, HR, Immigration, Inland Waterways, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Markets, Military, Mining, News, Oil Industry, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Fugro deploys new-build Fugro Aquarius for Petrobras contract

Fugro deploys new-build Fugro Aquarius for Petrobras contract
The “Fugro Aquarius”  Fugro has been awarded an inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) contract by Petrobras in Brazil.   Under the contract Fugro will deploy its new 83-metre ROV support vessel,  Fugro Aquarius, for the IRM activities. The contract duration is one year with an option...
February 24th, 2016 | Energy | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
 23-Jan-2016    WORLD HOLIDAYS: 24 JANUARY-6 FEBRUARY 2016 Worldwide World Holidays: 24 January-6 February 2016 Saturday, January 23, 2016, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Mon 25 Jan – Egypt Revolution Tue...
January 23rd, 2016 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Playing the cards right in Miami with 200 days to Rio

Playing the cards right in Miami with 200 days to Rio
Robert Scheidt In 200 days 380 sailors will be set-up at the Marina da Gloria in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, finalising their preparations for the greatest sporting spectacle, the Olympic Games. On 5 August the Rio 2016 Olympic flame will be lit, signalling the start of 17 days of sport. For sailors to...
January 18th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

WTM Latin America & Braztoa, a successful partnership!

WTM Latin America & Braztoa, a successful partnership!
WTM Latin America & Braztoa, a successful partnership! Braztoa (the Brazilian Tour Operators’ Association) and WTM Latin America signed a 5-year partnership, which puts the traditional and very successful Braztoa Business Event together with...
December 21st, 2015 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

ISS wins offshore agency contract with CGG in Brazil

ISS wins offshore agency contract with CGG in Brazil
The Oceanic Vega – courtesy of CGG Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider, has signed a contract with CGG to provide offshore agency support services for a new oil and gas exploration project in the Barreirinhas Basin in the equatorial...
December 21st, 2015 | Energy, Gas, Logistics, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Ship Agencies, Underwater Shipping | Read More

WTM Latin America 2016 Registration is open

WTM Latin America 2016 Registration is open
WTM Latin America – São Paulo | 29–31 March 2016 Guarantee your registration still in 2015! Start the new year focused on business, guarantee your registration forWTM Latin America 2016 and the 45th Braztoa...
December 17th, 2015 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, Awards, Clubs, Consumers Market, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Executive Travel, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Holidays, HR, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Svitzer Chooses Cat® Power for First Vessels Built in Brazil

Svitzer Chooses Cat® Power for First Vessels Built in Brazil
Houston, TX – To power four new harbor tugboats under construction in Brazil, global towage and emergency response provider Svitzer turned to Caterpillar—purchasing eight Cat® 3516C marine propulsion engines and eight C4.4 generator sets. Part of the Maersk Group, the world’s largest container...
December 1st, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Shipping Market …Cyclone; inexplicable changes at the rock bottom. And then…

Shipping Market …Cyclone; inexplicable changes at the rock bottom. And then…
John Faraclas Our forty-eighth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 27th of November 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI closed UP 19 points since yesterday...
November 27th, 2015 | Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
                               14-Nov-2015 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 15-28 NOVEMBER 2015 Worldwide World Holidays: 15-28 November 2015 Saturday, November 14, 2015, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Sun...
November 14th, 2015 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Shipping Markets catastrophic fall…amidst geopolitical chaos…

Shipping Markets catastrophic fall…amidst geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclas Shipping Markets catastrophic fall… amidst geopolitical chaos… will bring in total mess Our forty-fifth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 6th of November 2015, with...
November 6th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Aviation, Charity, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Fixtures, Holidays, HR, IMIF, Immigration, IMO, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Technology, Tourism, UN | Read More

IMCA holding S. America section meeting in Rio

IMCA holding S. America section meeting in Rio
Chris Baldwin The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) will hold a South America Section meeting on the afternoon ofTuesday 10 November at the Novotel Santos Dumont in Rio de Janeiro.  Registration for this free-to-attend event is through events@imca-int.com Central to the meeting will...
November 6th, 2015 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More